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Latest Libya Items
A defiant Col. Moammar Gadhafi vowed a "long war" after the U.S. and European militaries blasted his forces with airstrikes and more than 100 cruise missiles early Sunday, hitting air defenses and at least two major air bases and shaking the Libyan capital with explosions and anti-aircraft fire.
Key congressional leaders on Sunday said President Obama must do a better job of defining the U.S. role in leading the coalition imposing a "no-fly zone" on Libya and how far the military is prepared to go to drive Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi from power.
U.S.-led military forces knocked out much of Libya's air defenses over the weekend with scores of Tomahawk cruise missiles and aerial bombs in the first phase of creating a U.N.-mandated no fly-zone, as differences emerged over targeting Libya's leader, Col. Moammar Gadhafi.
Hundreds of fans of Knut the polar bear flocked to his zoo enclosure Sunday to mourn the sudden death of the celebrity who burst into the limelight as a cuddly, fluffy cub hand-fed by his keeper.
The Japanese ambassador says his distressed nation is grateful to Americans for their support for victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11.
A Western coalition Sunday kept up a barrage of airstrikes on Libya, while the head of the Arab League condemned the military action and called an emergency meeting to reconsider Arab support for the mission.
President Obama has given new meaning to that epithet "imperial presidency." But though imperial in his style, he reigns; he does not rule.
It is a dance challenge for liberal, peace lovin' Democrats when President Obama abandons the old "hope and change" Terpsichore and hearkens to the heavy thud of global politics. Like Libya, for instance.
President Obama, who has seen a highly anticipated tour of Latin America overshadowed by events in Libya, held up Brazil on Sunday as a model for the Middle East as the region grapples with a wave of pro-democracy uprisings.